What are the minimum qualifications in becoming a Montgomery Fire/Rescue Firefighter? **Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, a U.S. Citizen with no felony convictions involving violence or moral turpitude, possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a GED, and a valid driver's license.
What are the physical requirements? **Must meet the requirements of a physical exam, must adhere by the fire department's policies to include: weight, nicotine, drug, etc.
What are the Residency requirements? **Must reside within a 35 linear mile radius or comply within 90 days after they are certified as permanent employees.
What are the steps in the hiring process? 1 - Written Exam 2 - Candidate Physical Agility Test 3 - Background Investigation 4 - Polygraph Exam 5 - Drug Screening 6 - Orientation
Are pay incentives offered? **$6000 per year for licensed paramedics assigned to an Advance Life Support Unit
**$3000 per year for licensed paramedics not assigned to an Advance Life Support Unit
**$1300 per year for Special Operations Team personnel to include: Dive, Haz-Mat and Heavy Rescue Teams **Promotion opportunities **Educational incentives for bachelor / master degrees from accredited colleges or universities **Reimbursement of college tuition in job related fields if tuition is paid after employment.
What benefits are included? **Hospitalization, including dental and Preferred Medical Doctor (PMD), are provided by the City of Montgomery at a nominal charge for both individual and family coverage
**Earn 10 holidays annually along with vacation and sick time ** Vacation time increases with longevity
**Employee will be entitled to a service retirement after 25 years of creditable service with at least 10 years of creditable service, whichever comes first; with the opportunity to take advantage of the Employee Retention Incentive Program. Early commencement between age 55 and age 62 is an option with a reduction in monthly payment
** CareHere medical clinic visits with no deductable or co-pay. Free Medications or Prescriptions provided at CareHere Clinics
**Flexible Spending Accounts
**Paid Life Insurance up to $50,000